Lots of activities are lined up for Chinese New Year, with the Golden Dragon and Lion Parade slated for the first day (28/1, 11:00am), whereby a 238-metre long golden dragon and 18 lions will prowl and prance from the Ruins of St. Paul’s to Lilau Square to A-Ma Tample and Sai Van Lake Square.
The God of Fortune, Gods of Happiness, Prosperity and Longevity, 12 Chinese Zodiac Mascots, Entourage Boy and Girl, five Macao Tourism Ambassadors plus dragon and lion teams will traverse Macao, distributing red ‘laisee’ packets and souvenirs (28-29/1). Meanwhile, the Lion Dance Competition will be held in Senado Square (30/1, 11:00am) with Lion Dance and Wushu performances hosted by Tap Siac Square (31/1, 4:00pm).
Golden Dragon and Lion Parade
Enquiries: (853) 2833 3000
Organizer: Macao Government Tourism Office
Lion Dance Competition
Enquiries: (853) 2823 6363
Organizers: Sports Bureau, Macao Federation of Trade Unions
Free admission to all activities
Macao Government Tourism Office, Sports Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Macao Productivity and Technology Transfer Center, Macao Science Center, Macao Cultural Centre, Macao Museum, Macao Museum of Art, Macao Archives, Communications Museum, Macau Band Directors Association, Macau Strings Association, Macau Piano Association, Ponte 16 Macau, Sands Resorts Macao, Galaxy Macau, Studio City, MGM Macau, Parisian Macao, Macau Chinese National Traditional Sports Association, Beijing Huayan Group, Planet J Hong Kong Ltd., Ox Warehouse, Albergue SCM, Taipa Village Cultural Association, 10Fantasia, Rui Cunha Foundation, Hiu Kok Drama Association, Macau Dong Fong Culture Artistic Group, SEER Entertainment Production Co. Ltd., Macao Sunshine Lifes Developments Promotion Association, Associação de Mútuo Auxílio do Bairro, abrangendo a Rua Cinco de Outubro Note: All information is provided by the organizers. Activities subject to change, please check with the organizers.